Invited presentations, GWIMS lecture head weekly agenda
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Monday, Oct. 15
Biology professor to cover linker histones, DNA damage response
Dr. David Brown, professor of cell and molecular biology, will give the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology seminar, "Linker Histones and the DNA Damage Response," at 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, in classroom N318 (3A).
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Cherese Kelly at 4-1851.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Dr. Xinchun Zhou, associate professor of pathology, will present the School of Medicine seminar, "Association of Prostatic Fatty Acids with the RIsk, Progression and Racial Disparity of Prostate Cancer," from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Robin Suggs at 4-1540.
Friday, Oct. 19
Dr. Kim Hoover, School of Nursing dean, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Seminar Series presentation, "Learning to Lead . . . With a Little Help from My Friends," from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Oct. 22
Francoise Mathieu, Compassion Fatigue Solutions founder and co-executive director of TEND, will give a series of Everyday Wellness presentations, "Strategies for Surviving Workplace Stress," from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
Mathiew will discuss "Compassion Fatigue 101" from 8:30-10 a.m.; "Beyond Kale and Pedicures" from 10:30 a.m.-noon; "Becoming Trauma Informed, the Basics," from 1-2:30 p.m.; and "Grounding Skills for Managing Exposure," from 3-4:30 p.m.
Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Lauren Heiden at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Schwartz Rounds to tackle ethical decision making
Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds discussion, "Ethical Decision Making: How a Chaplain Can Be the Mediator Between the Patient and the Interdisciplinary Team, a Case Study," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
Jeffery Murphy, hospital chaplain, also will speak during the event. All UMMC health care givers are invited. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Valid UMMC identification badges are required for registration. For more information, call Kelly Dennis at 4-1316 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collegiate scholars set to heat up RICE competition
Top scholars from Mississippi colleges and universities will join Medical Center students in the annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl, an interactive health-care competition with audience participation, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
Sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, the RICE Bowl is an academic competition in which team members answer questions and solve a complex health-care case. Attendees will have the opportunity to sound off during the event as well.
For more information, email Felicia Caples at email@example.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Thursday, Oct. 25
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Special Olympics exec to promote inclusion revolution